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Vermont residents can see partial solar eclipse on October 14

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Did you know a partial solar eclipse is happening in October? It happens mid-day on a Saturday, which gives even ...

3 crocodiles use snouts to nudge stray dog to safety from river

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When a young dog in India sought refuge in a river while being chased by a pack of feral animals, ...

Earth-Sized Planet Made of Solid Iron Found Orbiting a Nearby Star : ScienceAlert

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We can’t understand nature without understanding its range. That’s apparent in exoplanet science and in our theories of planetary formation. ...

Governors, Biden administration push to quadruple efficient heating, AC units by 2030

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A group of 25 state governors that make up the U.S. Climate Alliance and the Biden administration are expected to ...

NASA Stunning Moon Camera Mosaic Sheds Light on Lunar South Pole

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A new mosaic of the Shackleton Crater. Credit: Mosaic created by LROC (Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter) and ShadowCam teams with images ...

NASA spacecraft delivering biggest sample yet from an asteroid

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Planet Earth is about to receive a special delivery — the biggest sample yet from an asteroid. A NASA spacecraft ...

NASA astronaut Frank Rubio reflects on record-breaking year in space

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Comment on this storyComment The reality facing American astronaut Frank Rubio dawned on him slowly, he said, as a tangle ...

NASA’s Parker Solar Probe flies through major coronal mass ejection — and survives to tell the tale

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Wisps of bright white and grey-scale gas and embers whiz by against the black of space. Coronal mass ejections (CMEs), ...

Amazing Discovery Reveals Why You Didn’t Get Your Dad’s Mitochondria : ScienceAlert

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Virtually every animal on Earth can thank their mother for the energy that fuels each of their cells. The power ...

Virgin Galactic’s next flight will take a Pakistani to space for the 1st time

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Namira Salim will make spaceflight history next month. The adventurer will become the first Pakistani to reach space on Virgin ...